[arch-haskell] Creating binary and doc from the same PKGBUILD

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Thu Aug 6 16:20:31 EDT 2009

> Resending this because I forgot to cc the list when I responded to
> Magnus.
> On Thu, Aug 06, 2009 at 12:07:35PM +0100, Magnus Therning wrote:
> > I think it'd be worthwhile to provide packages with haddock-generated
> > documentation for all haskell packages.  However, I'm not convinced
> > that the docs should be packaged with the binary components of the
> > package.
> Generally, Arch users expect docs to come with the package as provided
> by upstream, and not as some separate package.
> Historically Arch stripped docs out of the packages, but that policy was
> reversed over a year ago. See the hue and cry over here:
> http://www.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2008-April/005574.html

We also need to specify the haddock version, have that on every person's
machine (easier now it is part of the Haskell Platform) and be robust in
the tolerance of doc generation failure.

-- Don

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